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Id N’ Ego Killed the Pop Metal Star... and the Alternative Rocker, Too
28 Sep 2011 // 4:00 PM

Grunge didn't kill pop metal, it merely succeeded it as the genre of choice as part of a logical progression. To understand the emergence of alt-rock, we need to examine why the tide turned against a wave of music that had once been so popular.

Revisionist History: Hair Metal’s Proto-Punk Roots
18 Jul 2011 // 4:00 PM

There might not seem to be any rhyme or reason for pairing Mötley Crüe and Poison with the New York Dolls, but appearances can be deceiving when it comes to the self-proclaimed "tour of the summer".


Mötley Crüe: 1 July 2011 - Tinley Park, IL
17 Jul 2011 // 4:00 PM

Thirty years later, Motley Crüe “Kickstart” the “Same Ol Situation”.

Poison: Poisond
4 Jun 2007 // 5:03 PM

Poison'd finds Poison taking the time-honored covers route.


Richie Kotzen - "In an Instant" (video) (Premiere)
13 Feb 2015 // 7:30 AM

The reputable virtuoso guitarist Richie Kotzen and a merry band of musicians dive into a spirited jam on his latest music video, "In an Instant".

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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